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An Israeli tank rolls near Israel’s border with the Gaza Strip on July 11, 2014. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he would not bow to world entreaties to stop a ferocious military campaign against rocket fire from the Gaza...
Using numerical models, mathematicians can help farmers grow strawberries for less water in the parched Parajo Valley. Photo by Flickr user Sharon Mollerus Farming takes more than sunshine, water and good soil. It takes math. Mathematicians are...
The House voted Friday to permanently renew a once-temporary tax break, known as bonus depreciation, that allows businesses to write off the costs of equipment or property. The tax credit allows, for instance, agricultural producers to reduce their...
In his new film “112 Weddings,” Doug Block revisits nine couples whose weddings he filmed over the course of two decades. Documentary filmmaker Doug Block never really intended to make a movie questioning the very institution of marriage. Twenty...
LeBron James, then No. 23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers, applies chalk to his hands prior to playing against the Washington Wizards during the 2008 NBA Playoffs on April 24, 2008. James announced on Friday that he’s returning to the Cavaliers,...
WASHINGTON — The White House said Friday that the federal government’s budget deficit will drop to $583 billion this year, the lowest level of President Barack Obama’s tenure. Last year’s deficit was $680 billion. The latest update...